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Michigan Catholic Conference
(800) 395-5565
(517) 372-3940
510 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

Lansing Update

Lansing Update publishes on Fridays when the Michigan Legislature is in session and chronicles legislative activity of interest to Michigan Catholic Conference. Join the Catholic Advocacy Network to receive Lansing Update in your inbox.

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Tax Dollars Won’t Go to Abortions and more…

This week: The U.S. Bishops celebrate a congressional budget that will continue blocking tax dollars from funding abortions, and in Michigan, the state House voted against taking taxes off diapers. Plus, MCC's latest edition of Focus on how the Church serves mothers in need is now available, with information on how to find copies. Read more…

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Extreme Abortion Bill Fails in Congress and more…

This week: Extreme Abortion Bill Fails to Advance in U.S. Senate Vote; Bill Expanding Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse Considered by State Senate; Most Rev. Jeffrey Walsh Officially Installed as Sixth Bishop of Gaylord; Former Bishop of Grand Rapids and Gaylord Passes Away at 92. Read more…

The Lansing Catholic Cougars football team being celebrated this week at the state Capitol for their 2021 state championship in an event hosted by State Rep. Sarah Anthony (D-Lansing) and attended by state lawmakers from the Capitol region.

Help Stop Extreme Abortion Bill and more…

This week: Tell U.S. Senate to Stop Most Extreme Abortion on Demand Bill Ever Seen; Website Dedicated to Opposing Proposed Abortion Amendment Launches; Governor Signs Bills Providing COVID Tests for Schools, Limiting Unnecessary Incarceration; Lansing Catholic Football Celebrated by Lawmakers at State Capitol; Pope Francis Calls for Day of Prayer, Fasting for Ukraine Next Wednesday. Read more…

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MCC Fights Against Predatory Lending and more…

This week: Here’s What MCC is Watching in Governor’s Proposed Budget; MCC Joins Opposition Against Expanding Predatory Loan Practices; Latest Spending Bill Includes More Money for School COVID Tests; State House Agrees to Ban Research on Aborted Fetal Tissue; Bills Cracking Down on Unnecessary Incarceration Head to Governor. Read more…

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Act to Oppose Payday Lending, Catholic Schools Week, and more…

This week: Catholic Education Takes on Renewed Importance Amid Pandemic Uncertainties; Take Action to Oppose Predatory Payday Lending Bill in Next Week's Hearing; MCC Supports No Taxes on Diapers for Children, Adults; Gov to Make Budget Presentation, Kicking Off Process for Next Year's Spending Plan; In Other News This Week. Read more…

Melissa and Chad Buck, the adopting family who were the plaintiffs in the case against the state.

Major Victory for Religious Liberty in Michigan and more…

This week: Court Settlement Protects Faith-Based Providers’ Conscience Rights in Adoption, Foster Care; MCC Reiterates Call to Promote Dignity &Amp; Work After Governor Urges Increase to Earned Income Tax Credit; Michigan Catholic Students Featured as Part of School Choice Week Celebration. Read more…

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Michigan Catholic Conference
(800) 395-5565
(517) 372-3940
510 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933
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